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James Albert Goff

James Albert Goff, American Medical center administrator ( hlth: hlth. service)medical center administrator, civil engineer.


Goff, James Albert was born on September 16, 1941 in Hyannis, Massachusetts, United States. Son of James Satterlee and Evelyn Cornelia (Williams) Goff.


Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, University Illinois, 1963. Master of Health Administration, University Minnesota, 1972.


Registered profile engineer, Illinois Assistant hospital director VA Medical Center, Spokane, Washington, 1972-1973. Assistant director field operations VA Central Office, Washington, 1973-1974, assistant director field operations, San Francisco, 1974-1975. Deputy executive assistant VA Medical District 27, San Francisco, 1975-1976.

Assistant director VA Medical Center, Cleveland, 1976-1979. Director VA Medical Center, Boise, Idaho, 1979-1996. Board of directors Statewide Health Coordinating Council, Boise, 1980-1987, Idaho Health Systems Agency, Boise, 1980-1987, Boise chapter American Red Cross, 1981-1987, University/Community Health Sciences Association, Boise, 1981-1996, vice president, 1984-1996.

Board directors United Way of Ada County, Idaho, 1984-1985. Adjunct regent American College Healthcare Executives, 1984-1985, regent for Idaho chapter, 1985^.


Board directors Statewide Health Coordinator Council, Boise, 1980—1987, Idaho Health Systems Agency, 1980—1987, American Red Cross, 1981—1987, University Community Health Sciences Association, 1981—1987, vice president, 1984—1996. Board directors Untied Way of Ada County, 1984—1985. Adjunct regent American College Healthcare Executives, 1984—1985, regent for Idaho chapter, from 1985.

Fellow: American College Hospital Administrators (regent for Idaho 1985-1996). Member: Senior Executives Association (senior executive VA chapter 1981-1996), Federal Executive Council (president Boise chapter 1983), Federal Health Care Executives Alumni Association, Idaho Hospital Association (board directors 1987-1996), Rotary Lodge.


Married Gail Dorothy Smith, August 24, 1963. Children: James Satterlee II, Melissa Anne.